Image Courtesy of Tohono O'odham Nation If built, the Tohono O'odham's West Valley Resort, near Glendale, Ariz., will include a hotel, convention space and a casino. Related Links: Arizona Governor Trumps Tribe A bill written to block construction of a resort-casino near Glendale, Ariz., could face an uphill battle in the Senate. Passed by the House on June 19, the measure is the latest move by the project's opponents—including the city of Glendale, Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Ariz.) and regional tribes with competing gaming establishments—to halt the estimated $184-million project.The resort-casino was to be built on a 54-acre site purchased in
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